Father Michael Brehl was reelected as the Superior General

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All the best for our “new-old” Superior General Fr. Michael Brehl.

May the Holy Redeemer lead you and show you the best way of evangelization for the whole Congregation. We pray for you, and may our beloved Mother of Perpetual Help be close to you in every moment of your ministry for us and for the most abandoned people to whom we are sent.

Conference of Redemptorists of Europe

Fr. Michael Brehl was reelected as the Superior General of the Most Holy Redeemer Congregation on 9 November 2016. This day is also the celebration of the 284th anniversary of the founding of the Congregation of  the Redemptorists. Father Michael is still the first Canadian in the highest level of governance in the Redemptorist Congregation.

101 Redemptorists, gathered in Thailand during the XXV General Chapter, elected him to lead 4974 Redemptorists in 81 countries.

Fr. Michael is the 17th Superior General of the Redemptorists and will hold this position until 2022.  He was elected for the first time on 4 November 2009.

Fr. Michael: was born on 7 January 1955 in Toronto; First religious profession on 15 August 1976; Perpetual Religious profession on 4 May 1979; Ordination on 15 March 1980. He worked in parish and formation ministries, as Provincial Superior of the Edmonton-Toronto Province from 2002 until 2009 and in many congregational ministries.

Jacek Zdrzalek CSsR

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